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Beautiful Basque Country - Bilbao

We spent an afternoon exploring the Basque Country’s largest city, Bilbao as part of a long weekend to San Sebastián, which I’ll cover in my next blog post. 973 more words


Weird and Wonderful Bites of San Sebastián

San Sebastián (or Donostia) is located in the Bay of Biscay on the northern coast of Spain, about 20 km from the border with France. It’s one of the major cities of Basque Country, an autonomous community similar to Catalunya in the sense that it has its own language and distinct cultural heritage that’s different from the rest of the country. 2,801 more words



Afternoon snack at Pintxos

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Daily Life

Gothic Quarter Catalunya and Gaudi tour

24 April 2018

I did a free walking tour with Free Walking Tours Barcelona. Kim and Sheryl came along and we met another person from the cruise, Gloria. 160 more words

Next Stop: Bilbao

Having spent our 24 hours in Pamplona, we set off the next morning for Bilbao. It was a 2-3 hour picturesque drive. You could end up paying € 70 in tolls between Barcelona and Bilbao. 688 more words


Basque Coast & Bilbao

Any port in storm, as the saying goes. In Zumaia, on April Fools’ Day, we found a port but needed greater cover from the battering southerly wind that was hurling itself into the town’s pretty cove. 687 more words


Donastia-San Sebastian

Ah Donostia! A simply beautiful curve in the Bay of Biscay, once visited and never forgotten.

Our sat-nav brought us off the toll road a junction too early and navigating the busy Easter streets of the city was testing, but we got to drive Bertha around the gorgeous horseshoe of the bay, La Concha. 227 more words